2013-14 Yale Women's Sailing News
June 12, 2014
Bulldogs Named Best Overall Collegiate Team a Second Time
Following the three national championships that took place on May 27-June 6, Yale was awarded the Leonard M. Fowle Trophy for the second year in a row. Nine Bulldogs were also named to the All-American Team, more sailors than any other collegiate team this year.
May 30, 2014
No. 1 Bulldogs Finish Second at National Championship
Racing concluded Friday at the Sperry Top-Sider College Sailing Women’s National Championship and the No. 1 Bulldogs finished in second place, taking home the New England Women’s Trophy.
May 29, 2014
No. 1 Bulldogs Leading After First Day of Racing at National Championship
With ten races completed, the women's sailing team is sitting in first place at the Sperry Top-Sider College Sailing National Championship.
May 28, 2014
No. 1 Bulldogs Win Western Semifinals and Secure Spot in National Championship
The No. 1 Bulldogs ended the Western semifinals with a 23-point lead, qualifying themselves to compete in the Sperry Top-Sider College Sailing National Championship on Thursday and Friday.
May 27, 2014
No. 1 Bulldogs in First Place After Day One of Semifinals
After six full races, the No. 1 Bulldogs sit in first place at the Sperry Top-Sider College Sailing National Championship Western Semifinal hosted by the United States Naval Academy.
May 27, 2014
No. 1 Bulldogs to Compete at National Championship Semifinal
Tuesday the No. 1 women’s sailing team will begin racing at the Sperry Top-Sider College Sailing Women’s National Championship.
April 23, 2014
Bulldogs Receive All-New-England Honors
In addition to winning the Women’s New England Championship this past weekend, four members of the No. 1 Yale women’s sailing received individual honors for their performances throughout the season. Yale was the only team to win four “All-NEISA First Team” awards which recognized sailors for being the best in the district.
April 20, 2014
No. 1 Bulldogs Are New England Champions, One Step Closer to Nationals
After finishing runner-up in 2012 and 2013, the No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team claimed the 2014 New England Championship title this past weekend. They beat out the No. 6 Boston College Eagles who beat them the previous two years.
April 17, 2014
No. 1 Bulldogs to Race for a Spot at Nationals
The No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team will race for a ticket to the nationals this weekend at the Women’s New England Championship. The top two teams at the regatta will earn automatic berths to the ICSA Women’s National Championship. Meanwhile, the remainder of the top seven will move on to compete in a semifinal championship where they will have to finish in the top nine to move on to nationals.
April 14, 2014
Young Bulldogs Finish Seventh
The No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team sent a young team to the President’s Trophy this weekend where it finished seventh overall. Eleven teams competed in the event which was hosted by Boston University on the Charles River.
April 11, 2014
No. 1 Bulldogs To Race for President's Trophy
The No. 1 Yale women’s team will is headed to Boston, Mass., this weekend to race for the President’s Trophy at Boston University. This will be the team’s last regatta before the Women’s New England Championship which takes place next weekend and is the first step in qualifying for the nationals.
April 6, 2014
No. 1 Bulldogs Win Wick Trophy
After finishing second last weekend, the No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team made a point of returning to the top of the standings this weekend. The Bulldogs won the Emily Wick Trophy which was raced on the Thames River in New London, Conn.
April 3, 2014
No. 1 Bulldogs to Face Competitive Fleet at Wick Trophy
The No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team will race at the Emily Wick Trophy hosted by the US Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., this weekend. Racing will take place on the Thames River in both FJs and 420s. All but four of the top 15 teams in the nation will be in attendance.
March 30, 2014
No. 1 Bulldogs Finish 2nd Behind No. 5 Engineers, Ahead of No. 2 Big Green
The No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team took second this weekend at the Dellenbaugh Trophy hosted by Brown University. It was a competitive event with eight of the top 10 teams in the nation present. Racing took place in cold, wet and challenging conditions all weekend long.
March 27, 2014
No. 1 Bulldogs Race in New England This Weekend
The No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team will travel to Providence, R.I., this weekend for the Dellenbaugh Trophy hosted by Brown University. The team is undefeated so far this season and is looking to keep that winning streak alive.
March 23, 2014
No. 1 Bulldogs Return from Spring Break Undefeated
The No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team did it again this weekend. The Bulldogs won the Charleston Women’s Inter-conference Regatta, extending their winning streak to three regattas.
March 20, 2014
No. 1 Bulldogs to Finish Up Spring Break in Charleston
The No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team will attempt to keep its winning streak alive at the Charleston Women’s Inter-conference Regatta this weekend. The Bulldogs are coming off back-to-back victories at the past two regattas. After this weekend they will return to New Haven from spring break and commence their daily practice routine out of the McNay Family Sailing Center.
March 17, 2014
No. 1 Bulldogs Go 2-for-2 to Start the Season
The No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team dominated the St. Mary’s Women’s Inter-conference Regatta this past weekend, winning by 56 points. This victory follows a long week of training that the team did down in St. Petersburg, Fla., last week.
March 14, 2014
No. 1 Bulldogs Ready to Race After Spring Training
After a productive week of training in St. Petersburg, Fla., the No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team will travel back to Maryland for the St. Mary’s Women’s Interconference Regatta this weekend. The team is coming off of a big win at the Navy Women’s regatta last weekend which boosted it to the top of the national rankings.
March 6, 2014
No. 3 Bulldogs Ready to Come Out of Hibernation
The Yale women’s sailing team, ranked No. 3 in the preseason coaches’ poll, will kick off the spring season this weekend at the Navy Women’s Interconference Regatta. After finishing their midterm exams, the Bulldogs will hop in a car to travel to Annapolis, Md., on Friday afternoon. They have yet to get on the water in 2014 due to this harsh winter, but are excited to start racing nonetheless.
November 17, 2013
Bulldogs Finish Season Sixth
The Yale women’s sailing team’s fall season came to an anticlimactic close this weekend. After holding the No. 1 national ranking for most of the season, the Bulldogs finished sixth at the Women’s Atlantic Coast Championship hosted by Cornell.
November 14, 2013
No. 2 Bulldogs Prepare for Season Finale
The No. 2 Yale women’s sailing team will travel to Cornell in Ithaca, N.Y., this weekend for the Atlantic Coast Championships. This will be the Bulldogs’ final regatta before they enter their three-month winter offseason.
November 11, 2013
Kosir Battles Strong Winds at Nationals
The ICSA Women's Singlehanded Nationals concluded on Sunday after 18 races in strong winds. Junior Urska Kosir, representing the No. 1 Yale women's sailing team, finished 15th at the event. More information coming soon...
November 7, 2013
Kosir Ready for Nationals
This weekend, junior Urska Kosir will represent the No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team on the national stage. She will compete at the ICSA Women’s Singlehanded National Championship in Newport, R.I., which she qualified for by finishing third at the New England Singlehanded Championship one month ago.
November 3, 2013
No. 1 Bulldogs Qualify for ACCs
The No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team overcame challenging conditions on the Charles River this weekend to finish fourth at the Victorian Coffee Urn. This result qualifies the Bulldogs for the Atlantic Coast Championships which will be hosted by Cornell in Ithaca, N.Y., on Nov. 16 and 17.
October 31, 2013
ACCs Qualifier This Weekend
The No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team has been the team to beat all season. It finished third at its first regatta back in early September and hasn't been defeated since. However, everything has been a warm-up until now. This weekend the Bulldogs will race to keep their nearly perfect season alive. They are headed to Cambridge to race for the Victorian Coffee Urn and one of eight New England berths to the Women’s Atlantic Coast Championship.
October 27, 2013
No. 1 Bulldogs Come Through in the Clutch
The No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team pulled off a come-from-behind victory at the Stu Nelson Trophy this weekend. Yale’s B division boat won the last two races of the regatta to keep the team’s winning streak alive.
October 24, 2013
No. 1 Bulldogs Prepare for Heavy Air
The No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team will remain in-state this weekend to compete at the Stu Nelson Trophy hosted by Connecticut College. This will be the Bulldogs’ last tune-up event prior to the Victorian Coffee Urn, which will take place next weekend. The Victorian Urn serves as the qualifying event for the Women’s Atlantic Coast Championship.
October 20, 2013
No. 1 Bulldogs Win On Home Waters
The No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team stretched its winning streak to four regattas this past weekend by winning the Yale Women’s Intersectional. Eighteen schools competed in the event and 12 races were completed in each division over the course of the weekend.
October 17, 2013
No. 1 Bulldogs Host Intersectional This Weekend
After five weeks, the No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team is officially halfway through its fall season. It will begin the second half with a regatta at home. The Bulldogs are set to host 17 other schools for the annual Yale Women’s Intersectional this weekend.
October 14, 2013
No. 1 Bulldogs Win Biggest Regatta of the Fall
The No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team continued its winning streak this past weekend with a victory at the Women’s Navy Fall Regatta, hosted by the US Naval Academy. After 18 races, the Bulldogs finished 72 points ahead of second place.
October 10, 2013
Despite Shutdown, Bulldogs to Race at Navy
The No. 1 Yale women’s sailing team will send five sailors to the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., this weekend for the Navy Fall Women's Regatta. The event will take place in spite of the government shutdown which has caused the academy to cancel or postpone many other activities, including 20 percent of classes.
October 7, 2013
Kosir Qualifies for Nationals
Over the weekend, junior Urska Kosir of the No. 1 Yale women's sailing team finished third at the Women's New England Singlehanded Championship. This result earned her a berth to the ICSA Women's Singlehanded Nationals which will take place in Newport, R.I., in November.
October 3, 2013
Kosir to Race for Spot at Nationals
– Just two points separated junior Urska Kosir from qualifying for the ICSA Women’s Singlehanded National Championship last year. Every year, the top five finishers at the New England Women’s Singlehanded Championship earn berths to the nationals and she was sixth. The year before that, she was seventh. However, she has not given up and this weekend she will try again.
September 29, 2013
No. 3 Bulldogs On Top Again
The No. 3 Yale women’s sailing team claimed its second regatta victory of the season at the Regis Bowl this weekend. After 10 races on the Charles River, the Bulldogs finished 45 points ahead of the Boston University Terriers, their closest competition in the fleet of 16 teams.
September 26, 2013
No. 3 Bulldogs Headed North Again
Coming off a big win last weekend, the No. 3 Yale women’s sailing team looks to have a repeat performance at the Women’s Regis Bowl this weekend. The Regis Bowl is hosted by Boston University on the Charles River every fall. Last year the Bulldogs sailed to a third-place finish.
September 22, 2013
No. 3 Bulldogs Excel in New Boats
The No. 3 Yale women’s sailing team took a commanding lead at the Mrs. Hurst Bowl on Saturday and never looked back. After 16 races, the Bulldogs finished 24 points ahead of the second-place Dartmouth Big Green who hosted the event.
September 19, 2013
No. 3 Bulldogs Head to Hanover
Coming off of a third-place finish last weekend, the No. 3 Yale women’s sailing team will head to Hanover, N.H., this weekend for the Mrs. Hurst Bowl. Last year, the Bulldogs won this regatta by 58 points, so they will be looking to defend that victory. The regatta, hosted by Dartmouth, will be sailed in FJ’s on Lake Mascoma.
September 15, 2013
No. 3 Bulldogs Take Third
On its first weekend of racing since the spring, the No. 3 Yale women’s sailing finished third place out of 17 teams. This marks the fourth year in a row that the Bulldogs have finished in the top three at the Toni Deutsch Regatta. The regatta was hosted by MIT and sailed in FJs on the Charles River.
September 12, 2013
No. 3 Bulldogs Back In Action
The Yale women’s sailing team will return to competition this weekend after a three-month hiatus. After a sixth-place finish at the nationals in May, the Bulldogs now stand third in the preseason rankings. All but two sailors from last year’s team are returning and a promising class of freshmen is joining them.